Celebrating MLK’s legacy, those who emulate him

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Join the township of West Orange and the West Orange Human Relations Commission for a celebration honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This free community program will be Monday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive. The celebration’s theme […]

HNA remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 17th

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Hilton Neighborhood Association will remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at its meeting on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood. Everyone is invited to enjoy the luminaries purchased from the Community Coalition, join in song with Bahati Best, listen to a reading […]

Celebrate MLK’s legacy in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Civic Organization presents its 49th Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 3 p.m. at South Orange Middle School, 70 N. Ridgewood Road. Rabbi Jesse M. Olitzky of Congregation Beth El will serve as keynote speaker. The Beloved Community Award recipients are community leaders Stacey […]

Nominate a neighbor to be honored by WO on MLK Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Human Relations Commission will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony on Monday, Jan. 21, at which time it will honor a local man or woman who embodies the same qualities and ideals as King. The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebrates the life and legacy […]

Bright futures ahead for SHU MLK scholars

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University welcomed its baccalaureate class as the newest group of alumni on May 21, including eight scholars from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Program. “We create an environment where students can deliver quality programming on campus, as well as design programs for elementary and middle school populations […]

‘The Man in Room 306’ at Luna Stage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As the final play in it’s 25th season, Luna Stage will present a revival of “The Man in Room 306,” Luna’s signature piece, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. The play was written by Craig Alan Edwards and will star Jamil A.C. Mangan as […]